Learn Yoga Basics


Get back to the basics of yoga, whether you’re stepping into a pose for the first time or brushing up on pranayama techniques. We’re here to help jumpstart your journey to be yogi! Discover beginner yoga poses, sequences, and breathing techniques; learn yogic concepts and Sanskrit terms; and get practical advice on how to start and maintain your yoga practice.

Recent Posts for Learning Basics of Yoga

February 13, 2020
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How to Guide Your Students Through a Restful Savasana Practice

Savasana is one pose that you can teach mediocrely or you can teach it well—guide your students through a restful Savasana practice with these tips.
February 4, 2020
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Inspire Them: 10 Qualities of a Great Yoga Teacher

Whether you’re looking to find a great yoga teacher or you’re looking to be one, there are certain qualities you’ll need to succeed.
January 30, 2020

Will The Real Ashtanga Please Stand Up?

This eight-limbed path gives yogis a natural progression for spiritual evolution.
January 16, 2020
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Yoga Nidra 101: The Practice of Psychic Sleep

The "psychic sleep" of yoga nidra connects us to higher levels of consciousness, bringing powerful potential for healing and self-growth.
December 19, 2019
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All Eyes on Ajna Chakra

Trusting our intuition is the first step to opening the third eye and balancing the sixth chakra.
November 7, 2019
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Armed & Dangerous: 6 Yoga Poses for Strong Arms

This series is a blend of yoga asana and full body training techniques to help get you back to your prime and build strength in your upper half.
October 17, 2019
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You Did What? Top 8 Dos and Don’ts of Yoga Etiquette

Stepping foot into a yoga studio for the first time and not very familiar with yoga etiquette? Check out these tips before you step into the studio.
September 17, 2019
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5 Life-Changing (But Amazing) Things About Teaching Yoga

As yoga teachers we are looked up to, sometimes thought of as saints or magical healers. Learn how becoming a yoga teacher can change your life.
September 12, 2019
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Eastern vs. Western Yoga: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to yoga both the East and the West share the same overall goal. However, there are still many differences when it comes to the yoga practice.
August 29, 2019
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Top Calming Yoga Poses to Get You Ready for Fall

Along with pumpkins and freshly fallen leaves, fall tends to bring with it dry skin and vata imbalances. Try these poses to keep vata balanced this fall!